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Andrew concentrates his practice on business planning, mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate matters. He has extensive experience representing both public and private companies on complex business matters, with an emphasis on:

  • Strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures
  • Capital raising and financing transactions, including public offerings, private equity transactions, venture capital investments and debt financings
  • General corporate counsel, including contract negotiations, licensing agreements, corporate governance, employment issues and general business planning matters
  • Corporate formation matters for emerging businesses, including shareholder control and buy-sell arrangements
  • International business transactions

Andrew counsels clients in a number of industries such as financial services, real estate, fashion, luxury and retail, private equity, technology, energy and manufacturing.  He has extensive experience representing financial institutions and private equity sponsors. Andrew also advises a number of real estate investors and private equity real estate investment companies in connection with joint ventures, capital raising and other corporate matters. In addition, he advises a number of foreign companies, in both Europe and Asia, in their US and international business activities.

Professional Activities & Honors

  • Adjunct Professor, Business Planning at Northwestern University School of Law
  • Member, ACG Chicago
  • Federal Taxation Committee 2000 Tax Student Award, Chicago Bar Association
  • Note & Comment Editor, Northwestern University Law Review

Charitable & Community Organizations

  • Director and Vice President, JCC of Chicago

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000

University of Illinois, B.S., highest honors, 1997

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
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